The Classical Period Directions, Diversities And Declines By 500 C.e

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Questions: Notes: The Classical Period Directions, Diversities and Declines by 500 C.E. Expansion and Integration • Expansion and Integration -Integration includes a mixture of central political values, and institution, common cultures and social values and commercial links -550-400 B.C.E- seminal thinkers rose- Confucius, Buddha, Lao-zi and Socrates Reasons for Unification • Reasons for Unification -China: centralization -India: caste systems were spreading -Mediterranean: was diverse and localized Integration • Integration -issues were territorial and social -Territorial -China- common language -India- spreading of caste system -Rome- tolerance and local autonomy -Social -China- sense of hierocracy -India- caste system -Rome-slavery Beyond the Classical Beyond the Classical Civilizations Civilizations -significant civilizations came about in Americas and Africa Summary: -agriculture and other developments occurred in Northern Europe and Asia • Significant Change -change bore some relationship to the classical world -changes set the stage for important links in world history later on -new cultures evolved in an entirely independent way Questions: Notes:

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